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This American Life

Madison has a fascinating family life.


Shortcut and Short Falls

How am I only now learning of the existence of the Shortcut app? Probably because I rarely listen to This American Life’s (TAL) show on their website. 522 more words


Closing the Gap

Last night I watched a movie with my friends, Laura and James. I’m staying with them, and their sweet 2-year-old, in New Mexico for a few days before venturing on toward the west coast. 942 more words


Great Expectations

I grew up with a lot of one-liners. It’s kind of my dad’s thing. A favorite one of mine? “Frankes don’t fall down.”

We were brought up to persevere. 1,169 more words

Podcast Awards of 2017

You’re walking home alone when a cool October wind blows your hair around your face. The sun is setting earlier tonight, you notice, and you zip up your jacket as the evening autumn weather gives you goosebumps. 1,001 more words